One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey.

East Lindsey GP practices propose merger and launch consultation

East Lindsey GP practices propose merger and launch consultation

Three GP practices in the East Lindsey locality of Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group have today, Monday 26 June 2017, launched a three-month consultation on their proposed merger.

Victoria Atkins.

Louth & Horncastle MP takes on ‘influential’ new role

Victoria Atkins, the Louth & Horncastle MP, has been made Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Leader of the House of Lords and Cabinet Member, Lady Evans of Bowes Park.

Tom White in action for Alford CC.

Bovey hits 74 but Alford CC beaten at Sleaford

Lincs ECB Premier

Sleaford 235, Alford 153 - Sleaford won by 82 runs.

Former UKIP leader Paul Nuttall with now-former party member Victoria Ayling

‘It’s time to move on to other interests’ - former Lincolnshire county councillor Victoria Ayling leaves UKIP

One of UKIP’s most prominent Lincolnshire members has announced she is to resign from the party - praising it and it’s former leader Nigel Farage for a ‘fantastic job’.


Police announce plans to ‘boost response and intelligence gathering’ against rural crime

Lincolnshire Police has announced a new three year plan to fight rural crime across the county this morning (Monday).

Cricket round-up


This week’s action, reviewed by Ann Boulton...

Product warning

Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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News from the courts

North Somercotes man pleads guilty to breaching restraining order

A North Somercotes man has been remanded in custody after pleading guilty to breaching a restraining order.


Nostalgia: Fairies in Louth wave their magic wand

The Good Fairies generously donated £1,600 towards Kidgate Surgery’s defibrillator and spirometer appeal in 1998.

Court news

Man faces trial over Louth hotel fraud charge

A man has pleaded not guilty to a charge of fraud which allegedly involved him using a stolen credit card to pay for meals and accommodation at a popular Louth hotel.

Pictured is: Joel Garenne, Mayor of Conlie, Alexandra Joly, chairman of Conlie Twinning, Sarah Devereux, Mayor of Alford and John Richardson, chair of Alford and District Twinning Association.

Alford twinning association marks 20 years

Alford and District Twinning Association recently hosted their French counterparts from Conlie, near Le Mans for their 20th anniversary.

Gifted, now in cinemas.

FILM REVIEW: Gifted (12A)

Mary (Mckenna Grace) is a special young girl, she might actually be a genius but her life isn’t easy, adopted by her good hearted uncle Frank (Chris Evans) after her mother took her own life.

Malcolm Neal (pictured left) is passing on the books to Philip George (pictured right) who will now be taking on the role.

Treasurer of Friends of St James’s Church in Louth retires

The treasurer of Friends of St James’s Church in Louth has retired after 21 years.

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind looks spectacular

Console Corner: Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind review

New levels of RPG excellence.

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‘It’s the most rewarding job I’ve ever had’ - now you could serve community as PCSO

A Skegness PCSO is urging others to take up the opportunity to serve the community.

Court news

Louth man (26) faces trial over harassment charges

A Louth man is due to face trial after pleading not guilty to two harassment charges against a woman, which alleged that he breached a non-molestation order and a restraining order.


Hedgehog charity’s concern over mystery ‘fundraiser’ in Louth

The owner of the Hedgehog Care centre in Authorpe has expressed concern after receiving several queries about a ‘mystery lady in Louth’ who has been collecting money, supposedly to donate to the charity.

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